Registration is now open for October digital learning programs!
For a full list of activities see wvml.ca/labcalendar (navigate to October).
October program highlights:
Saturday, October 5 and 12, 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
In this two-week program, kids and caregivers will play together with the Loog guitar, a 3-string guitar and app system designed especially for kids.
Friday, October 25, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
An action-packed hour of Lego building, challenges and activities!
Friday, October 25, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Families will have hands-on fun practising coding and problem-solving together using Osmo educational games.
Tuesday, October 29, 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
It’s spooky robotics time! Kids will work in pairs to dress up Dash and construct a neighbourhood with building materials before programming the robot to trick-or-treat down the “street.” Previous experience with Dash robotics, or other drag-and-drop coding programs, is required.
Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Learn the basics of Excel including a tour of the ribbons, what the different cursors mean and how to create a simple budget from scratch. This is a three-part series. Register for each session that you want to attend.
Getting Started: October 9*
Working with Formulas: October 16
Working with Charts: October 23*
*Please note that these dates have changed.
Thursday, October 3, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn how to sign up and use the resources available through the RBDigital service, including hundreds of magazines, audiobooks, ebooks and streaming video.
Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Join us to learn the steps and skills needed in order to self-host a Wordpress website.
Part 1: October 8
Part 2: October 15
Part 3: October 22
Monday, October 21, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
In this lecture-style session, we will teach you the basics of using a Mac computer.
Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East
A weekly discussion group for English language learners interested in improving their listening and speaking skills.
Fridays, October 4, 11, 18 and 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
An enjoyable way to practise your English conversation skills. Facilitated by the Baha’i Community of West Vancouver.
English Conversation Circle
Mondays, October 7, 21 and 28, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
Improve your listening and speaking skills while learning about Canadian culture and local customs.
Healthy Information: Finding and Evaluating Health Resources in the Library and Beyond
Tuesday, October 1, 6 – 8 p.m., The Lab
This workshop will explain how to find and evaluate good health information from a variety of sources.
Local Voices — Learning Curves
Wednesday, October 2, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall
Explore some of the ways we learn in West Vancouver with Chief Janice George, a Salish weaver who learned from her grandmother and Geoff Jopson, a West Van boy who grew up to be Superintendent of Schools.
Let the Board Games Begin!
Saturday, October 5, 2 – 5 p.m., McDonald Creek Meeting Room
Bring your gaming spirit and try out Pandemic, Codenames and other new-generation board games at the Library.
Philosophers’ Cafe — Home: What Does it Feel Like?
Thursday, October 17, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall
In Vancouver, where isolation and loneliness are experienced by many, where do you find home and what does it feel like?